Kizer Family History

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Kizer Name Meaning

Americanized form of Dutch Keyser or German Kaiser. Jewish (from Ukraine): habitational name for someone from the village of Kizya, now in Ukraine.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press


Similar surnames: Kiper, Kiker, Kilzer, Kifer, Kiner, Kober, Lier, Lizer, Hizer, Izer

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Kizer Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Kizer name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Kizer. The Ancestry® ethnicity regions shown are top five most common on average for these people.

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  • England & Wales

    57%

  • Ireland & Scotland

    19%

  • Germanic Europe

    9%

  • Norway

    3%

  • Sweden

    2%

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Kizer Family Origin

Where is the Kizer family from?

Kizer Family Occupations

What did your Kizer ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Kizer family was Farming. The most common Kizer occupation in the USA was Farmer. 53% of Kizer's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Kizer.

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  • Farmer

    53%
  • Laborer

    8%
  • Keeping House

    8%
  • Farming

    3%

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Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Kizer ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Kizer Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 22,000 census records available for the last name Kizer. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Kizer census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 695 immigration records available for the last name Kizer. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the UK, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 4,000 military records available for the last name Kizer. For the veterans among your Kizer ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Kizer Life Expectancy

What is the average Kizer lifespan?

Between 1947 and 2004, in the United States, Kizer life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Kizer in 1947 was 47, and 77 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Kizer

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Kizer ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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